Academic/Faculty, Medical - Clinical, Medical - Research
University of California, San Francisco Department of Radiation Oncology Director, Division of Medical Physics
The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of California, San Francisco, seeks to recruit an outstanding candidate at the Associate or Professor rank to be the Director of the Division of Medical Physics/Vice-Chair of Radiation Oncology The department of Radiation Oncology at UCSF is part of the UCSF Helen Diller Cancer Center, and has state-of-the art clinical facilities with an emphasis on innovation and excellence in patient care and science. The Director of Physics will be responsible for leading and executing strategic priorities within the department including the provision of high quality and safe clinical care, advancing innovation, and cultivating funded research and educational programs of excellence in medical physics. The department continues to have a vibrant team of physics faculty with a strong commitment to research and development.
Candidates must have a minimum of one to two years in a director role (or similar leadership role) in an academic radiation oncology department; have a strong research record and commitment to education; and qualify for appointment at the rank of senior Associate or Professor in the HS Clinical, Clinical X, or In Residence series. A doctoral degree in physics or similar, board certification with the American Board of Radiology in radiotherapy physics, and work relevant to the field of clinical Medical Physics are required. We are seeking outstanding candidates with a wide national and international reputation in the field of Medical Physics and a record of peer-reviewed grant funding in translational and/or clinical research.
The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: • Develop and execute the strategic vision for the Division of Physics within the Department of Radiation Oncology • Provide a vision for implementation of data science and informatics in radiation oncology • Foster mentorship, scholarly activity and programs of educational excellence in medical physics • Maintain and enhance high quality and safety programs • Support acquisition and development of novel technologies, including particle therapy • Maximize efficiency of operational technology, develop and maintain technology vendor partnership • Develop and implement standards for physics and dosimetry
About UCSF Division of Medical Physics: The Division includes fourteen full-time faculty physicists involved in both academic and clinical activities, five hospital physicists who provide support for clinical activities, and additional dosimetry and support staff. The Physics Division runs a CAMPEP accredited Medical Physics Residency program with four residents, and hosts a number of postdocs and graduate students. Our physics faculty members have strong affiliations with UCSF and UC Berkeley graduate programs and other academic programs in San Francisco. The Department has three separate sites, divided amongst specialties, located at Mission Bay, Mount Zion, and Parnassus campus within San Francisco.
Please apply online at: https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF03361 and submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of research, statement of teaching, statement of contributions to diversity, and contact information for three references. Applicants' materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: JPF03361
About University of California, San Francisco
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.